Midmarket: Must-Have Gadgets to Take on Summer Vacation
Apple iPad 2 ($499)
What could be better than kicking back and relaxing poolside with the World Wide Web at your fingertips? Just get a waterproof case, ok?
Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 ($379)
This waterproof digital camera is also crushproof, shoots HD video and boasts 14-megapixel shooting capability.
Barnes & Noble Nook Color ($249)
This color e-reader can help you replace the mountain of books you were planning on bringing along with you.
Lingo Xplorer Language Translator ($120.34)
This handy device translates and speaks 840,000 words in 14 languages, as well as offering 46,200 travel phrases.
Revolve Electronics xeMilo USB Charger and Battery Backup ($99.99)
This device, which boasts an internal battery to store extra energy from the wall or sunlight to recharge your devices, can charge two devices at once.
Finis SwiMP3 1G Waterproof MP3 Player ($99.99)
Why swim without a soundtrack? This waterproof MP3 player also has a control panel built into the side panel and a built-in USB plug.
The Wearable Tent ($249.95)
This jacket converts to a lightweight sleeping bag and shelter, stowing both the integrated three-season sleeping bag and shelter in separate zippered pouches.
Humminbird Wrist Strap Fish Finder ($139.95)
This fish finder's display is worn on your wrist, letting you move freely as you angle and includes display backlighting and a pulse-lit advanced sensor for night fishing.